Roots

Image for Roots
Created by
Bearden, Romare, American, 1911 - 1988
Medium
lithographic ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 29 7/16 x 21 9/16 in. (74.8 x 54.8 cm)
Type
lithographs
Date
1977
Description
Print of a profile-view of a man shown in foreground with Middle Passage slave ship and continent of Africa in background. American flag shown at bottom right.
Topic
African American
Africa
Art
Middle Passage
Slavery
Trans Atlantic slave trade
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.3.3
Rights
© Romare Bearden Foundation/VAGA . Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Visual Arts
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture